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The new artillery guns and equipment including K9 Vajra, M777 howitzers, have recently inducted into Indian Army

The new artillery guns and equipment, including K9 Vajra, M777 howitzers, have recently inducted into the Indian Army at the Deolali artillery centre in Nashik district of Maharashtra. Beside this, the third gun system inducted is the ‘Composite Gun Towing Vehicle’ for towing some of the existing guns in service with the country. The K9 ..

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Controversy on ultra-light howitzers acquisition through FMS

In 2010, the Government of India had authorised an outright purchase of 145 ultra-light howitzers from the US. The ultra-light howitzers are for the mountain artillery divisions of the Indian Army to be used in high-altitude frontiers opposite Pakistan and China and can be lifted by Helicopters. This acquisition was from the Foreign Military Sales ..

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